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Part-time Teaching Opportunities, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

SHERIDAN COLLEGE

Mississauga, ON, CANADA

Training and Education

Typical Base Salary

 

Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department:Faculty of continuing and Professional Students, Department of Workforce Development
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Reference Number: 16/PT/44
Application DeadlineOpen until filled
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience

The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

 

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our pool of potential professors within the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada program.  This program offers newcomers and refugees high quality English language training to help them transition into the workplace or further academic studies.

 

Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles. 

 

 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
  • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
  • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
  • Attending periodic faculty meetings

 

Qualifications:

  • TESL or CELTA certification required
  • Minimum of 2 years related professional experience
  • Advanced knowledge in at least two of the following: technology assisted and mediated English language learning, pathways to education and employment for newcomers to Canada, application and evaluation of Canadian Language Benchmarks.  
  • Practical experience in at least two of the following: English for Academic Purposes, Settlement Language Teaching, formative language assessment methodologies.  
  • Experience with using technology to enrich and accelerate English language learning
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred.
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals in the English language teaching industry;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

 

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

 

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services

 

About Sheridan College

Sheridan is a creative and innovative award-winning institution with over 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing and professional studies students across four campuses in the Greater Toronto Area - Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga. Sheridan employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, on-site fitness facilities, and more. In 2011, Sheridan's Board of Governors endorsed a bold strategic vision "to establish Sheridan University: a unique undergraduate professional university, developed upon our reputation of creativity and innovation". For more about this exciting road ahead, please visit journey.sheridancollege.ca.

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What it's like to work at Sheridan College

Students first

Sheridan employees put students first and see their roles in relation to the impact they have on students. Teaching excellence is a hallmark, as are small class sizes, hands-on applied research projects with a clear link to the curriculum, and a technologically advanced workplace and learning environment.

Creativity and innovation

Sheridan places a high value on creativity and innovation, the diversity of ideas, and ongoing professional development. The talent and contributions of all employees enables Sheridan to achieve results that help people, business, and communities to succeed.

Diversity

Our workforce is a reflection of our diverse and student population. Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.

A look inside Sheridan College

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Benefits & Perks

Competitive compensation

At Sheridan, we are pleased to offer our employees:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous vacation entitlement*
  • Excellent benefit packages *
  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Fitness facilities including: weight rooms, cardio rooms and squash courts, as well as dance, yoga, pilates, rock climbing and other instructional activities

*For eligible employees

Professional development

We offer professional development opportunities to promote career advancement and success in the workplace, including:

  • Professional development funding
  • Reduced fees for Continuing and Professional Studies courses
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scholarship plan for dependents
Part-time Teaching Opportunities, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, SHERIDAN COLLEGE, Mississauga, ON, CANADA